Soft Sugar Cookie Bars

Aleta Hepp

By
@aleta1178

These taste similar to the Lofthouse cookies you buy at the grocery store, only much cheaper & you get a lot more cookies. They do not taste exactly like them, but close enough that my family loves them.


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Serves:

24

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sugar
1 c
butter, room temperature (2 sticks)
1 pkg
cream cheese, room temperature (8 oz)
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder

FROSTING

1/2 c
butter, room temperature
1/4 c
milk
1 box
powdered sugar (16 oz)
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 10 X 15 inch back pan, or jelly roll pan, with cooking spray. Set aside.
2
In large mixing bowl, cream sugar, butter, and cream cheese. Add vanilla and mix well.
3
In separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture and mix to combine.
4
Spread mixture into prepared pan, it will be sticky (wetting your hands a bit helps keep more in the pan & less on your hands).
5
Bake @ 350 for 20 - 25 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned.
6
Cool completely. When cookies are cooled, mix together all frosting ingredients, and frost cookies. Top with colorful sprinkles, optional.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids